April brings spam and virus deluge

Friday, 6 May 2005, 4:07 AM EST

This year, April showers brought spam. E-mail security vendor FrontBridge Technologies Inc. today said spam and virus totals for the month of April peaked at 94% of total inbound E-mail and averaged 86%. The company also noted an increase in viruses carried by E-mail. It claims to have blocked 45 million instances of the Sober.S worm in a single day.

By Thomas Claburn at InformationWeek.

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